HC Deb 24 June 1920 vol 130 cc2415-6W

asked the Minister of Transport the dates and various amounts of advances to the wages of the several grades of railway employés since August, 1914, to the present time; the total amount of the same during that period; the total percentage of advances (including the new advance presently to be given) upon the pre-War standards; the total amount of extra charges which have been imposed both upon the users of railways and the national purse, in respect of railways during the same period; how much of the total amount of such charges has gone to the railway employés to maintain their pre-War standard of living, and how much to the shareholders by way of

under Section 5 (3) of the Corn Production Act, to the District Wages Committee for their area for permits exempting them from the provisions of the Act.